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Gay Costa Rican legislator sworn in

The first openly gay member of the legislature of Costa Rica has taken his seat.The man, Enrique Sanchez, is a member of Partido Accion Cuidadana (PAC), a leftist political organization. Sanchez, a journali...

Castro daughter pushes for LGBTQ change in Cuba

Mariela Castro, the daughter of former Cuban President Raul Castro, recently advocated for LGBTQ rights in Cuba, including marriage.During a May 4 press conference in Havana, Castro said her organization--N...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, August 26

1. Brian Moylan writes an op-ed for TIME on why “Brad and Angelina getting married is a slap in the face to gay Americans.”2. The Guardian wants to know where all the angry gay radicals went.3. Slate on...

LGBT groups pull support of ENDA

Several LGBT groups are putting pressure on President Obama not to include broad religious exemptions in an executive order he plans to sign protecting LGBT employees from discrimination by federal contractors....

View all 56 of the new gender options on Facebook

Last Thursday, Facebook added custom gender options for users who don't identify as male or female—56 different options, to be exact. The company did not (and reportedly has no plans to) publish a full list of ...